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Rocking Horse Ornament
Lilygirl (4 Projects)
Project skill level: moderate
Project time: 1 hour to 2 hours
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OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED
- Double-sided Tape
- Glossy Accents
- Chunky Clear Gitter
- White Flocking
- Ocean Blue Fine Glitter
- Glue Pen
- Smooch - Silver
- Crystal Beads
- Silver Beads
- Silver Jump Ring
- Seam Binding/Ribbon
- Distress Ink
- Silver Twine
- Fine Black Marker
- Xyron Machine
- Cuttlebug folder with snowfake swirl
Project Cut Files
STEP-BY-STEP How-TO INSTRUCTIONS
Horse @ 4.5
Horse @ 4.5 (flip-h) light grey *208 209 211
Horse @ 4.5 (Shadow)
Horse @ 4.5 (Shadow)(flip-h) drk Grey *157 159 162
Horse @ 4.5 (blackout)
Horse @ 4.5 (blackout)(Flip-h) pink *242 143 197
Horse-s @ 4.5 drk grey - use Hide Conture to hide reins
Horse-s @ 4.5 (flip-h) drk grey - use Hide Conture to hide reins * 157 159 162
Horse-s @ 4.5 red - use Hide Conture to hide saddle,tail,mane and forelock
Horse-s @ 4.5 (flip-h) red - use Hide Conture to hide saddle,tail,mane and forelock *175 42 60
Horse-s @ 4.5 dark green - use Hide Conture to hide reins,tail,mane and forelock
Horse-s @ 4.5 (flip-h) dark green - use Hide Conture to hide reins,tail,mane and forelock *93 106 24
Assemble the horse shadow and horse shadow (flip-h) dark grey back to back
the bottom of the legs to look like hooves.
Use Cuttlebug and a section of the snowflake folder upside-down to deboss an impression on
the horse's rear.Use silver Smooch to color small dot impressions. Fill snowflake impressions
with glossy accents using a pin. Sprinkle with fine glitter. Set aside to dry
forelocks. Position pieces on folder's swirls so it gives the impression of flowing hair.Run
all pieces through the Xyron and sprinkle with Martha Stewart's chunky clear glitter.Glue
manes, tails and forelocks on horse and horse(flip-h)
Use fine point black pen to color in horse's eyes.
Hold dark grey saddle on top of green saddle and cut on a diagonal through both pieces just
above the stirrup. Repeat with other grey and green saddles. Discard green stirrups and grey
Use glossy accents to add shine to red reins and green saddles.Set aside to dry.
Add metallic sheen to stirrups with Smooch silver
Glue pink rockers onto to each side of dark grey horse shadow under hooves.Glue hooves down
on pink rockers.
Run 1/8 Sookwang tape along top of all 4 rockers and cover with white flocking . Pat flocking into adhesive to give the effect of snow.
Glue reins,saddles,and stirrups on to each side of horse.
Thread beads on silver twine. Attach jump rings on each end of beaded twine.
Punch small hole on top of saddle on horse, attach jump ring.
Join jump ring on saddle to jump ring on beaded twine.
Attach jump ring on the top of beaded twine to center of bow.